Provent 200 Filter Real v Fake

How to spot a fake Provent 200 filter. When it comes time to replace your Provent 200 Filter, be aware of the damage  these non-genuine knock off filters can cause… As you know, Catch Cans (or oil separators) are designed to filter fine oil droplets or crank case fumes from entering...

What is the Best Diesel Injector Cleaner?

What makes Cost Effective Maintenance's diesel injector cleaner—CRD Fuel Enhancer—the best diesel injector cleaner in Australia? Laboratory testing combined with extensive field testing confirms outstanding results on diesel fuel injectors. Even vehicles showing signs of injector wear or out-of-spec readings have returned positive results, while using CRD Fuel Enhancer. CRD Fuel...

Lockdown and DPF Filters

What to do with a badly blocked DPF filter during Lockdown… So you’re in lockdown and can’t leave home, or you can only drive for essential travel. Make sure your restricted driving isn’t slowly blocking your DPF filter! Or more importantly, what can you do once restrictions are lifted, to ensure...

How does FTC Decarbonizer work?

What is FTC Decarbonizer? FTC Decarbonizer is a combustion enhancer that readily disperses fuel to play a catalytic role during the combustion process. As scientifically accepted, some elements act as catalysts and help promote combustion. FTC Decarbonizer contains Ferrous Picrate, which produces Fe++ions, which are proven to be one of...

How to remove, prevent and stop rust

Knowing how to remove, prevent and stop rust is a never-ending challenge. Rust is just one of those problems that won’t magically go away by itself, and when its ignored, it slowly turns into a much bigger and more expensive problem. In years gone by, when things started to rust,...

Diesel Injector Testing

Your vehicle has done over 100 000 kms and you're being told that it’s time to start looking at a new set of diesel injectors... But is this really the case? A lot of the time, unless you have had your diesel injectors tested and deemed faulty, then you're...

Bulk fuel treatment that delivers results!

As a fleet operator or a large diesel user, you’ll undoubtedly have an ongoing interest in keeping your operating costs under control. At Cost Effective Maintenance, we can help by offering proven cost reduction initiatives. Many bulk fuel users are seeing first hand that even though the diesel being...

How to use a DPF cleaner

DPF filters have been around for well over 10 years now in the trucking industry and it’s no secret that the team at Cost Effective Maintenance have saved drivers thousands of dollars in replacements, repairs and downtime. To avoid DPF problems from happening and to help clean a blocked...

Why does my DPF filter need cleaning?

Owners of diesel-powered cars, utes and 4x4’s are likely to see a dramatic increase in the need for DPF filter cleaning. This is directly related to travel restrictions enforced by the Coronavirus epidemic, which has seen many vehicles restricted to short drives only…   Restricted driving and short trips are just...